A cross between Northline and the Thiessen Saskatoons, Lee #8 is a Saskatoon of fantastic flavour. It has very consistent fruiting and good yields of tasty berries. The berries are large sized that average 16mm across, and will ripen in middle of July. Shrub remains compact and tidy and is great for homeowners. Developed by Lloyd Lee of Barrhead, AB.
Hardiness Zone: 2
Height: 2 meters (6-7 feet)
Spread: 2 meters (6-7 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light Exposure: Full sun, partial shade
Pollination: Self-fertile (produces more fruit when paired with another Saskatoon cultivar)
Latin Name: Amelanchier alnifolia 'Lee 8’